WOW w/ Coach Chris

Workout of the Week February 21th, 2018 This workout is designed to be your mid-ski season workout.  With your knees and hip flexors being repetitively taxed by downhill and/or backcountry skiing, we need to keep your posterior chain active, strong, and mobile enough to handle the weeks ahead.  Also, you may have been compensating with…

Ambassador Spotlight: Aiden Ulrich

Road from a Traumatic Brain Injury By: Aiden Ulrich   I was recently in Japan working on a project with Icelantic Skis. Our first stop of the season was Hokkaido, Japan, the northern most island. During our month around Sapporo, Kutchan, and NIseko, it snowed over 25 feet. As a Jackson native I’m no stranger…

WOW w/ Coach Jenny

Faster & Stronger for Longer with 10-20-30s When January hits, most people are thinking about skiing powder. I’m doing that too, but for me January also means planning my summer mountain bike race schedule and starting to get serious about training. I ride inside a lot- pedaling on a stationary trainer isn’t the most exciting…

WOW w/ Coach Max

Hello Wright Trainees, This weeks Workout of the Week is a total body strength session from my Base Fitness class. The program is designed to have the body work through some heavy lifts then compounded with body weight movements. Starting with the warm up. Ensure that you work through each the full range of motion…

Ambassador Spotlight: Olivia Starich

I’ve never been small. I mean sure, I was a child once, but relative to my classmates, teammates and friends growing up, I was always larger. I was an athletic kid; I was on all sorts of soccer, basketball and track teams growing up, and as I got older, I started training horses, dancing, backpacking,…

WOW w/ Coach Crystal

Strength and Mobilization A lot of people think of strength training as something that will bulk or tighten up your muscles. It actually quite the opposite I have always seen athletes gain more mobility in their joints through strength training. Majority of the exercises we do helps with range of motion in all the joints…

WOW w/ Coach Max

Hello Wright Trainees, This weeks WOW has something fresh and new to keep things interesting! The format is a general work capacity routine. Things start with some general movements in the warm up to help get some blood flood to the working areas of the body. In the warm up pay attention to what your…

Physiological Breakdown of Skiing

Well there is no question about it that ski season is coming up fast. In the spirit of winter sports just around the corner I want to talk about some of the physiology that occurs. So buckle up, it’s time to do some learning!   Frist, I want to discuss is the general muscle actions…

WOW w/ Head Coach Crystal

We are about half way through ski fit starting this week. Everyone has been working hard and we have seen strength gains from everyone. We have progressed into full leg blasters and the quadzillas have gone up in numbers. We are continuing to work on front squat movement and core activation. We will retest single…